The Green Homes Grant was designed to create skilled jobs and cut household emissions. But almost from the word go there were problems. The scheme has a complex structure that requires homeowners to choose “primary” measures – such as installing a heat pump or loft insulation – before they can access value-adding secondary measures like double glazing. The structure led to perverse incentives that pushed people to install specific measures, even if it was not what their home most needed.
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